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Veterinarian Assistant

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NEXT SESSION: SEPTEMBER 2021

*This will be a hybrid course. This means that there are scheduled class meeting times for students to utilize Zoom and access live instruction online, as well as some in-person sessions*

This comprehensive 90-hour program will provide students with the foundation of working with and caring for small animals to prepare them for entry level positions in the animal care field. Students will familiarize themselves with medical terminology, anatomy, physiology, animal husbandry, office procedures, and client services. Special emphasis will be placed on safety of the patient and veterinary staff, along with moral advocacy for the animal or pet. The laboratory component will include demonstrations, practice on models, and hands on instruction.This course will be broken into two components: 

  • Part 1: 60 hours of classroom instruction, lab exercises, and hands-on training
  • Part 2: 30 hours of internship at a neighboring animal hospital, clinic, or veterinarian office

Course Schedule

February 2, 2021 - April 15, 2021 | Tuesdays and Thursdays |  6 - 9:00PM

Cost: $1,000

This includes the cost of text books. We accept checks, money orders, credit and debit cards. Financial aid and payment plans are not available.

Prerequisites

High School Diploma or GED/HiSET

Registration Steps 

Registration for this program is closed. To be contacted when registration opens for next semester, please fill out the interest form HERE and we will contact you.

Registration Deadline

January 24

For More Information

                                        
Download the Flyer                    Complete our Interest Form 


Contact Info

Email: cwd@rcc.mass.edu
Phone:  Calendly.com/rcclmiller

*This is a non-credit course and runs subject to enrollment. We encourage early registrations.*